Program Description: The Process Technology (PTEC) program is designed to provide the student with entry level training to become a Process Technician in the petrochemical and power industry. The program provides graduates with the following:
- A foundation in refining and chemical processing principles
- An understanding of what it means to operate a unit
- Respect for safety and environmental regulations
- Skills for troubleshooting systems
Job Opportunities/Industry Partners: Current industry partners included include Phillips 66 (Refining, Pipeline, Research & Development), Fractionation Research Institute (FRI), OG&E, Koch Industries, Siemans Chemical, OMPA and others. See links below.
Mission Statement: To provide foundational principles in chemical processes, safety, operations and troubleshooting through close partnerships with industry and experienced adjunct instructors.
History: The Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Process Technology was developed in 2000 in through a Oklahoma State Regents 3 year grant and in partnership with ConocoPhillips, British Petroleum, Sunoco, Valero, Sinclair, and other petrochemical corporations.